02 February 2017

How to Qualify CBSE- UGC NET 2017 (Special Article)

How to Qualify CBSE- UGC NET 2017

A Brief on UGC NET Exam

The NET or National Eligibility Test regulated by the University Grants Commission, UGC in India is a national level exam that enables the Post Graduate candidates to succeed the university level of teaching professions in India. It also seeks admissions in the Ph.D. degree programs. NET ensures that the candidate qualifies in the minimum standards of the profession of instruction and research. This test conducted in the field of Humanities, Forensic Science, Social Sciences, Environmental Sciences, Computer Science and Electronic Science.

UGC is a legal body, set up by Union government of India in the year 1956. This organization is responsible for coordinating, determining, and maintaining of standards of the university education. It also provides recognition to the universities of India and also distributes the funds required by them.

CBSE Board or the Central Board of Secondary Education regulates the NET or National Eligibility Test on the part of the UGC or University Grants Commission. The NET exam for the year 2017 is scheduled for the month of June and December. The official notifications are going to be releasing in the month of March and September.  Once the candidates pass UGC NET exam, he/she is eligible for the posts of Lecturer or Assistant Professor or even can pursue JRF in various universities.

CBSE - UGC NET Exam- Paper Pattern and Syllabus

The CBSE - UGC NET Examination will be conducted in three sessions or papers with all of the three having objective types questions. The primary purpose of the Paper 1 is to check the teaching abilities, reasoning ability, divergent thinking, comprehension, and general awareness along with research capabilities of the candidates. The Paper 2 and Paper 3 consists of the separate syllabus in each of the streams.

The table below gives a brief idea on the number of questions and marks given for all the three papers.

Total number of questions
Total number of Marks
Time Duration
Paper I
60 ( Out of 60, 50 need to be answered)
100 - 2 marks questions
1.15 hours
Paper II
50( All questions compulsorily need to be answered)
100- 2 marks questions
1.15 hours
Paper III
75 ( All questions compulsorily need to be answered)

150 - 2 marks questions
2.30 hours

The syllabus for the CBSE - UGC NET covers the topics such as teaching aptitude, reading comprehension, research ability, mathematical reasoning, logical reasoning, data interpretation, information & communication technology, higher education system, etc.

Tips to Crack CBSE - UGC NET Exam 2017

CBSE - UGC NET is one among the most prominent and one of the toughest examinations in India. It is not an easy work to qualify in this exam for the first attempt, without making a proper study preparation and plans. By interpreting the difficulty level of this Exam, some of the points given below can help you out in cracking the UGC NET 2017.

      Get aware of the Exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern

Before you start the exam preparation, it is more important that you make a good understanding over the syllabus of Exam. Make sure you go through and make a thorough preparation for each of the topics of the Syllabus.

      Prioritize the subjects

The exam consists of three papers, out of which two Papers are on your choice, whereas the other Paper will be composed of aptitude and general awareness. The General knowledge and ability sections need to be given a proper preparation time as they consume a lot of time in the examination and without adequate preparation; some chances may lessen your score in the exam.

      Refer to the Previous Year Solved Papers

Referring to the previous year solved question papers will give an idea on what type of questions frequently asked in the last exam. The previous year papers also consist of questions relating to the CBSE syllabus. Students also develop a sense of confidence by going through past papers.

      Improves your Time Management Skills

Students are advised to utilize their time for the preparation in an efficient manner. By managing your time, you also increase the speed and accuracy of solving the questions in the exam. Students should be able to give time for each of the questions in the examination without wasting it, so for this to occur, time management plays a vital role in the preparation of exam.

      Develop Question-solving skills and Study Plan

A proper study plan will lead you to achieve success in the examination. The study plans should also include the solving of previous years questions papers on a daily basis. Students should also develop questions-solving skills and ability, to improve their performance in the examination.

About the Author-

Nazneen Kousar-

Being a writer, Nazneen believes in magic of reading and writing. So she loves to create and develop stories, articles, blogs with a sense of magic. According to her, every story and idea is worth living and worth sharing. Creating new ideas, travelling, discovering new places, and writing engaging articles with capturing images are her areas of interest.